Linux Consultant - home based

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    £440 - £480 per day

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    Phil Johnson

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    over 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    3 months +

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Linux Consultant - home based

+ 3 month initial contract with likely extensions

+ £440 to £480 per day

+ Home based role with some travel to Manchester

+ RHEL/Focused on containerization of the current estate

Must have:

Experience in Containerization

Understanding of RHEL (RedHat) / CentOS / Ubuntu

Experience of application and system automation (ideally Ansible)


  • Engineers with knowledge of various Linux Operating Systems such as RHEL/CentOS/Ubuntu.

  • Logical Volume Management (LVM), disks and file systems including configuration and administration.

  • Network configurations including multiple network interfaces and firewall rules.

  • Service administration and configuration and associated dependences.

  • High availability services including applications/services such as databases, web services and shared/replicated file systems such as GlusterFS.

  • Package management yum/dfn/apt, including configuration, deployment and dependencies.

  • Partner with application developers and third parties to create robust application and system deployments using development tools and languages such as Git/Python/Shell/etc

  • Application and system automation tooling such as Ansible and Puppet.

  • Performance optimisation of OS and applications to ensure the services and functionality is abundantly available.

  • Provide sophisticated monitoring and troubleshooting for Linux-based servers. Use troubleshooting procedures and technical information to identify severity of incidents and carry out accordingly the resolution process. Research issues that do not have a recognized solution and prepare a resolution process for them

Experience of containerization technology enabling the creation and use of Linux containers, highly desirable